As Haitians select their next president, the international community must continue to challenge Haitian leaders to govern justly and enable the country’s resourceful people to succeed.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has centralized economic and political power, outmaneuvered potential rivals, and bullied the independent media. As he considers an unprecedented fourth term, he may resort to authoritarian tactics to manage the economic downturn and burgeoning opposition.
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An economic downturn, low public approval ratings, and converging corruption scandals have imperiled the Rousseff administration in Brazil.
Colombia’s preliminary peace deal with the FARC is a major achievement, but the Santos administration must handle the issue carefully in the crucial months.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has made major concessions to reach an agreement with leftist narcoguerrillas and end a 50-year conflict, and Colombians for the first time appear optimistic about reaching a negotiated peace settlement.
As the Washington Post correctly notes, “it takes more fortitude to challenge a dictatorship than a democracy.”
If Mexico is going to take its place as a prosperous country in a globalized world, it will have to invest both political capital and money to build a criminal justice system that will apply the rule of law against violence and corruption.
A new poll released this week shows just how close Venezuela is to the brink.